Bimodal Mesoporous CMK-5 Carbon: Selective Pore Filling with Sulfur and SnO2 for Lithium Battery Electrodes

Christian Weinberger, Sai Ren, Marc Hartmann, Thorsten Wagner, Didem Sen Karaman, Jessica Rosenholm, Michael Tiemann

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Ordered mesoporous CMK-5 carbon exhibits two distinct pore systems that can be modified individually. This work demonstrates how one of the pore systems can be selectively filled with elemental sulfur, while the other pore system remains empty. The resulting sulfur–carbon composite material with high residual porosity can be used as the cathode material in lithium–sulfur battery cells. We present a systematic investigation of the loading of CMK-5 carbon with variable relative amounts of sulfur and compare the results to the preparation of SnO2 (as well as TiO2, Mn2O3/Mn3O4, NiO) nanoparticle-loaded CMK-5 carbon.

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JournalACS Applied Nano Materials
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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